Jayne Augoye

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Nigerian police force

Court orders police to pay N2 million in damages to Evans’ brother-in-law

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos, has ordered the Nigeria Police Force to pay N2 million to Okwuchukwu Obiechina, brother-in-law of self-confessed kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka Evans. The Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday pronounced the judgment against the Nigeria Police Force in…

Mr. 2Kay

Singer Mr. 2Kay Robbed, Assaulted After Performing At 2face’s Show

Singer, Abiye David Jumbo, popularly known as Mr. 2Kay, was reportedly robbed on Sunday at gun point in his hotel room at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The incident happened at about 11 p.m. during 2face's “Buckwyld N Breathless” concert where he (2Kay) also performed. The four robbers…

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TVC Communications launches new radio station

TVC Communications, operators of TVC Entertainment, TVC News and Adaba FM, has launched a music radio station, 102.3 Max FM, which replaces Radio Continental. 102.3 MAX FM was launched at a well attended event, held at the Federal Palace Hotel on Saturday night. Part of the new station line-up includes the well-known…

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I lost my virginity at 28 – Nigerian singer Asa

France-based Nigerian singer, songwriter, and recording artist, Asa, has revealed that she lost her virginity at 28. Asa, 35, opened up on her private life in a tell-it-all explosive interview with Funmi Iyanda. In the interview, Asa talks about battling with depression and waiting for many years before having sex.…

Lepacious Bose

INTERVIEW: How I lost 70 kg in 18 months –Comedienne, Lepacious Bose

When you come across popular Nigerian comedienne, Bose Ogunboye aka Lepacious Bose lately, you can't help but notice her trim figure. Previously a size 32, she lost an outstanding 70kg and currently is a size 14. During this interview, she revealed that she had a prophetic pronouncement of becoming a…

Peter Okoye

Peter Okoye releases first solo single ‘Cool It Down’

Following the breakup of Nigerian pop group, Psquare, Peter Okoye has officially become the first member of the defunct group to release a solo song and video. The song is a mid-tempo tune titled Cool it down. The track was released under his own imprint PClassic Records while Patrick Elis shot…

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Tagbo buried, lawyer claims Davido cleared by Police

The remains of Tagbo Umeike, the late friend of music artiste, Davido, who died from suffocation, have been buried. The burial was done in his family compound in Anambra State on Friday. There had been rumours that Mr. Umeike died of alcohol poisoning after his birthday party at Shisha Lounge…

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M.I sues American rapper, Nas, after ‘paying him N18 million for a verse’

Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga, and his record label, Chocolate City, are suing American rap legend, Nas, whose real name is Nasir Jones, for allegedly failing to deliver a verse they paid for. In the lawsuit, which was filed in the New York State Supreme Court last week, Nas was accused…

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Jacob Zuma Statue: Okorocha distances self from viral tweet

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has reacted to a trending screenshot on Twitter, which showed his verified Twitter handle, @GovernorRochas, respond to political blogger Japheth Omojuwa‘s Tweet. A blogger, Japheth Omojuwa, had shared photos of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers with Real Madrid stars Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Kwam1, 2baba, Seyi Shay others for AFRIMA Music Village

Top Nigerian musicians, Kwam1, 2baba and Seyi Shay, are some of the acts billed to perform at the All Africa Music Awards music village. The music village, a pre-award event of the AFRIMA awards is scheduled for Friday, November 10. It is an open music festival set to showcase live…

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Actress Eniola Ajao gets endorsement deal

Popular Yoruba actress, Eniola Ajao, has been named the brand ambassador of PaddyPaddyBet. The actress, who is widely known for starring alongside Odunlade Adekola in movies, inked the deal with the sports betting company in Lagos. Speaking at the event, the award-winning actress expressed delight that more privately owned companies…

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Father of Davido’s associate, DJ Olu, mourns late son

Dapo Abiodun, the father of the late disc jockey of Davido’s HKN Gang, Olugbemiga Abiodun aka DJ Olu, has said his son would not have died if he had gone back to school. Mr. Abiodun, who is the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Heyden Petroleum, said this during the service of…

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Tagbo’s death: Davido releases official statement, CCTV footages

Embattled singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has released an official statement denying claims by the police that he instructed his driver and friends to “dump” Tagbo’s body at the General Hospital in Lagos. In the statement, Davido also claimed that Tagbo did not step a foot into his…

High court

Alleged N39 billion fraud: Police produce witness against filmmaker Seun Egbegbe, Others

The police have produced a witness in the ongoing trial of fraud cases levelled against a film promoter, Olajide Kareem, popularly called Seun Egbegbe, and five others. This is in compliance with the order of the court. Egbegbe is being tried by the police before a judge, Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, at…

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Police recover vehicle used in dumping Tagbo’s body from Davido’s house

The police say they have recovered the vehicle used in dumping Tagbo Umeike's body. The vehicle was recovered from singer Davido's house and arrests have been made, the police said. Tagbo died on Tuesday - the eve of his birthday at a bar in Lekki, Lagos. The popular musician, David…

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Davido lied about Tagbo’s death, re-invited for questioning – Police


The police in Lagos have said that Tagbo Umeike, the late friend of music artiste, Davido, died from suffocation. The police commissioner, Imohimi Edgal, stated this at a briefing in Lagos on Wednesday afternoon, where he announced that Davido has been re-invited for questioning. According to Mr. Edgal, the autopsy…

Njideka Akunyili-Crosby

Nigerian painter awarded $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship “Genius Grant”

Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, a painter and daughter of the late Nigerian minister, Dora Akunyili, has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship. Ms. Akunyili-Crosby was described by the foundation as “a figurative painter whose large-scale works express the hybridity characteristic of transnational experience through choices of subject matter, materials, and techniques.” The…

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 Etta Ng. [Photo credit: LockerDome]

Jackie Chan’s 18-year-old daughter comes out as a lesbian


Etta Ng, the estranged daughter of Hollywood star, Jackie Chan, has come out openly to say that she is a lesbian. The 18-year-old also announced her relationship with her girlfriend, Chinese social media influencer, Andi Autumn, on Instagram. The 18-year-old made the revelation on her Instagram page in front of…

DJ Olu

DJ Olu’s family denies “fake” autopsy report

The family of popular disc Jockey, Olugbemiga Abiodun aka DJ Olu, who was found dead in his car alongside another young man, Chime on Saturday, has denied that he might have died of drug overdose. In a statement released on Tuesday and signed by the deceased’s brother, Seye Abiodun, the…

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Monkeypox spreads to Lagos, two cases recorded

The Lagos State government on Monday alerted the public of a possible outbreak of the new viral disease, Monkeypox, saying two suspected cases have been recorded in the state. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris, who disclosed this at a news conference on Monday, said the two suspected…

Odunlade Adekola

Why I went back to school- Actor Odunlade Adekola

Perhaps, currently the most popular Yoruba movie actor, Odunlade Adekola has starred, scripted, produced and directed over a 100 movies. A crossover star, the 38-year-old actor recently made an inroad into Nollywood and has been clinching major roles. PREMIUM TIMES had a chat with the actor at the Glo Mega…

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Toke Makinwa, Maje Ayida finalise divorce

The tempestuous marriage of media personality, Toke Makinwa, to her ex-husband, Maje Ayida, has finally been dissolved by an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Thursday. Toke had filed for divorce in March 2016 on grounds that her husband committed adultery. Mr. Ayida, according to judge, Morenike Obadina, filed an…

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#ResumeOrResign: Charly Boy sues FCT Police, demands N500 million

A popular Nigerian musician, Charles 'Charly Boy' Oputa on Wednesday filed a N500 million law suit against the Federal Capital Territory Police Command, and the commissioner of police for FCT. In the suit before the FCT High Court in Maitama, Abuja, Charly Boy accused the police and its officers of harassing…

Osayomore Joseph

Veteran musician, Osayomore Joseph kidnapped, wife shot

Legendary musician, Osayomore Joseph, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen at his residence at Orovie village, Upper Ekenhuan road in Benin, Edo State. The singer, who is famed for his Edo funk and highlife music, was abducted upon returning home shortly after performing at the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare’s…

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Davido becomes Nigeria’s most followed Celebrity on Instagram

DMW frontline act , Adedeji Adeleke, aka Davido has become Nigeria’s most followed celebrity on Instagram with five million followers. The singer clocked the landmark number on Tuesday. Star Boy, Wizkid who has 4 million followers, and Funke Akindele-Bello who has 3.8 million followers, follow him closely. Tiwa Savage is…